Category Archives: San Telmo

The Mid-Year Hit List: 16 New Buenos Aires Restaurants in 2014

It’s only the first half of 2014 and the city has already exploded with new places to eat out. There seems to be a common trend with this Freshman class of newbies that I’m totally digging. It’s a general theme that is setting a … Continue reading

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Eat Like A Pig: Chochán, delicias en cerdo

There was a day when I wasn’t allowed to eat pork. Bacon, pork belly, ham, sausages, ribs, chops, salami, and a whole wonderful world of the other white meat remained unkosherly off-bounds in my reform Jewish household. But my fascination for the oinking … Continue reading

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I Got 99 Problems But A Café Ain’t One: The Best Coffee in Buenos Aires

For a city with such a vibrant café-going culture, overall Buenos Aires certainly does serve quite a shitty cup of coffee. Burnt beans, sugar roasted, poor quality, all probably made in a machine that hasn’t been cleaned since 1998, coffee snobs aficionados that long … Continue reading

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#MyHomeTownGuide – Buenos Aires Eats For Five Food Occasions

“What’s the best restaurant in Buenos Aires?” I probably get asked that impossible question at least once a day, and will never be able to answer in a concrete way. It’s like I’ll always be on that endless quest to … Continue reading

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The Meat Eating Vegetarian Option: Hierbabuena

All natural-centric restaurants should follow the Hierbabuena model. A cheerful food haven that welcomes all dietary walks of life – the meat eaters, the vegans, the vegetarians, the pescetarians, the lactose intolerants, the celiacs, and the gluten free-ers. It’s a different … Continue reading

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Catalunya in Buenos Aires: El Casal

A whole roasted suckling pig, tapas, massive platters of paella and screaming Argie-Spanish families; sounds like my idea of a fun-filled Sunday afternoon lunch. If you are into experiencing the authentic Spanish cultural center experience, it doesn’t get much more traditional … Continue reading

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A Total Sausage Fest: El Rey del Chori – The Chorizo King of San Telmo

Follow the smoke signals and the barbecue parrilla smells to escape the Sunday San Telmo Market bustle and enter into a parking garage turned sausage wonderland. Chorizos, bondiolas, beer, wine and live music — you’ve never quite seen an Argentine chorizo fiesta quite … Continue reading

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The Best Buenos Aires Restaurants For Cheap Bastards

Sometimes I get attacked by a dark hole of self-induced extranjero depression, where just whipping out an old BA guidebook, glancing at an outdated travel article, or deciphering a price crossed out pizzería menu gives me the uncontrollable urge to play the … Continue reading

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This Shit Ain’t For Everyone: Hardcore Cocktailing at Doppelgänger Bar

New Year’s resolutions are overall a dumb waste of time, (and even more pathetic when made after the actual new year) but if I was forced to make two Buenos Aires related 2013 goals they would be the following: 1) … Continue reading

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The Great San Telmo Coffee Hut: Coffee Town

The San Telmo market just got A LOT bit better. Coffee snobs, coffee lovers and coffee addicts can now flock to the infamous mercado for a quick shot of this liquid gold. A small coffee hut nestled in between a … Continue reading

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